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A podcast for people who are curious about the world and themselves. Hosted by the Director of Public Programs, Britta Conroy-Randall and featuring conversations and lectures presented by California Institute of Integral Studies Public Programs & Performances. Listen to a diverse array of world renowned scholars, leaders, authors, artists, and thinkers who all explore new perspectives about ourselves and our society.

A podcast for people who are curious about the world and themselves. Hosted by the Director of Public Programs, Britta Conroy-Randall and featuring conversations and lectures presented by California Institute of Integral Studies Public Programs & Performances. Listen to a diverse array of world renowned scholars, leaders, authors, artists, and thinkers who all explore new perspectives about ourselves and our society.
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A podcast for people who are curious about the world and themselves. Hosted by the Director of Public Programs, Britta Conroy-Randall and featuring conversations and lectures presented by California Institute of Integral Studies Public Programs & Performances. Listen to a diverse array of world renowned scholars, leaders, authors, artists, and thinkers who all explore new perspectives about ourselves and our society.

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English


Episodes

Franchesca Ramsey: That Escalated Quickly

7/6/2018
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In this episode, comedian, activist, and author Franchesca Ramsey in conversation with illustrator Sarah Cooper about the many ways we communicate with each other.

Duration:01:14:32

Paul Stamets: How Mushrooms Will Save The World

6/20/2018
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Mycologist and author Paul Stamets explores the magical world of mushrooms, deepening our understanding of the planet and its people.

Duration:01:42:53

Angela Davis: A Life of Activism

6/6/2018
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Activist, author, and former Black Panther Party member Angela Davis talks with CIIS Professor Danielle Drake about her life and work.

Duration:00:39:57

Kathleen Harrison: On Ethnobotany

5/23/2018
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Ethnobotanist Kathleen Harrison is joined in conversation by CIIS's Natalie Metz to explore entheogens and the rich and complex relationship between plants, mushrooms, and human beings.

Duration:00:39:47

Alan Lightman: Searching for Stars

5/16/2018
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Physicist and author Alan Lightman is joined in conversation by CIIS’s Matthew Segell to explore our quest for truth and meaning, and the role of religion and science in that quest.

Duration:00:49:43

Chelsea Manning: On Activism

5/9/2018
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Chelsea Manning is joined by CIIS professor Carolyn Cooke to explore the ethical questions presented by artificial intelligence, and to discuss transgender identity and activism.

Duration:00:58:27

Charlan Nemeth: In Defense Of Troublemakers

5/2/2018
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Berkeley Professor of Psychology and author Charlan Nemeth is joined by CIIS Provost Liz Beaven to discuss the usefulness of dissent and how we can make better decisions by challenging the status quo.

Duration:00:40:23

Maria McFarland Sanchez-Moreno: Heroism and Change in Colombia

4/25/2018
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Human rights advocate and author Maria McFarland Sanchez-Moreno is joined by Brady Morales-Woolery to discuss corruption in Colombia’s military and political establishment.

Duration:00:44:31

Laura Montoya: AI and Gender

4/18/2018
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Artificial Intelligence engineer Laura Montoya is joined by TechCrunch diversity reporter, Megan Rose Dickey to explore the role of gender in Artificial Intelligence and how it impacts society. This conversation was part of our series on Technology and Consciousness.

Duration:00:37:10

Stephen Murphy-Shigemastu: Transforming Self And Society

4/11/2018
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Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu explores how to live with mindfulness, compassion, and responsibility. He is joined in conversation by CIIS professor Helge Osterhold.

Duration:00:42:28

Sara Acevedo: Living Disability

4/5/2018
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Disability studies scholar Sara Acevedo discusses disability culture and identity, from the perspective of disability communities themselves. Visit www.ciis.edu/podcast for a full transcription of this episode.

Duration:00:45:32

Ayelet Waldman: A Really Good Day

3/29/2018
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Author Ayelet Waldman is joined in conversation by CIIS writing professor Carolyn Cooke to discuss her personal experiment with the therapeutic value of psychedelics.

Duration:00:37:15

Celeste Headlee: Conversations That Matter

3/21/2018
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Journalist Celeste Headlee is joined by CIIS professor Zara Zimbardo to discuss ways to have meaningful conversations in a politically and socially polarized time.

Duration:00:38:57

Deepak Chopra: The Healing Self

3/7/2018
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In this episode integrative health pioneer Deepak Chopra explores practical ways to experience higher consciousness, transformation, and healing.

Duration:00:45:49

Joy DeGruy: Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome

2/28/2018
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In this episode, author Joy DeGruy is joined in conversation by CIIS Dean of Diversity and Inclusion Denise Boston to explore how trans-generational trauma and systems of oppression have influenced race relations in America today.

Duration:00:49:13

Ijeoma Oluo: So You Want To Talk About Race

2/13/2018
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Author Ijeoma Oluo is joined in conversation by CIIS Dean of Diversity and Inclusion Denise Boston. They explore Ijeoma’s new book, So You Want To Talk About Race, and examine the racial landscape in America today.

Duration:00:41:43

Leslie Berlin and Mitch Altman: How Counterculture Built Silicon Valley

1/31/2018
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In this episode, historian and author Leslie Berlin is joined in conversation by hacker and inventor Mitch Altman to explore how hippies and hackers built the largest center for innovation in the history of the planet - and why it can’t be replicated elsewhere.

Duration:00:42:02

Nikki Mirghafori and Steve Omohundro: AI and Karma

1/25/2018
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In this episode, Artificial Intelligence scientist and buddhist teacher Nikki Mirghafori and computer scientist Steve Omohundro discuss how the concept of karma can guide us as we push forward towards creating non-human intelligence.

Duration:00:36:02

Alexis Okeowo: Fighting Extremism in Africa

1/18/2018
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Alexis Okeowo, a writer for the New Yorker, is joined in conversation by Mimi Lok from Voice of Witness to discuss the stories of ordinary people fighting extremism in Africa.

Duration:00:40:37

Roopa Vasudevan: Technology as Anthropology

1/10/2018
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In this episode, artist, creative coder, and researcher, Roopa Vasudevan explores what technology and data can teach us about ourselves. This event was part of the Haresh and Joan Shah Lecture and Performance Series.

Duration:00:45:42